Rise of Evil - From Populism to Fascism | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1932 Part 4 of 4

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Rise of Evil - From Populism to Fascism | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1932 Part 4 of 4 5

Democracy finds itself in a crisis as the 1930s take off. On a global scale, Fascist or otherwise authoritarian and repressive movements and governments seek to destroy the pillars of liberal society.

Hosted by: Indy Neidell
Written by: Spartacus Olsson and Joram Appel
Directed by: Spartacus Olsson and Astrid Deinhard
Executive Producers: Bodo Rittenauer, Astrid Deinhard, Indy Neidell, Spartacus Olsson
Creative Producer: Joram Appel
Post-Production Director: Wieke Kapteijns
Research by: Joram Appel and Spartacus Olsson
Edited by: Wieke Kapteijns
Sound design: Marek Kamiński

Sources icons: Graphic Enginer, Luis Prado
Colorizations: Daniel Weiss, Cassowary Colorizations, Klimbim

A TimeGhost chronological documentary produced by OnLion Entertainment GmbH.

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Benito Mussolini, The Doctrine of Fascism.
Robert J. Soucy, The Nature of Fascism in France, In: Journal of Contemporary History
Scholtyseck, Fascism
Breitman and Kraut, American Refugee Policy and European Jewry, 1933-1945
Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf
Charles Maurras, Dictionnaire politique et critique, Volumes 1-5
Charles Maurras, L'Action Française et la Religion Catholique

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This episode might be a little more academic than our other episodes, but we wanted to cover the global Fascist surge AND that it's just too simple to refer to all totalitarian states and authoritarian and repressive movements as 'Fascist'. Fascism is a very complicated concept that is still today being debated by political scientists and historians, as well as politicians and journalists. We try to give some insight to what Fascism is, what it isn't and what all those movements and countries were, if not Fascist. We appreciate that you might have a different opinion as to what Fascism was or is, and we're interested to hear your opinion. Just keep it civil and try to stay away from modern political debates, as that is not what we're here for. EDIT: As for comments claiming that Fascism was left-wing/socialist, watch the video again. Don't bother commenting if you can't bring a proper argument to the table.

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Author — TimeGhost History


Somebody needs to buy out the History Channel and Fire everybody. Then hire Time Ghost, The History Guy, Mark Felton, etc... to all create content.

Author — Kev Ro


I knew Indy was wise, but I would have never imagined that it was in fact Yoda disguised as Indy Neidell

Author — Wyvern Morgan


Explaining facism is probably one of the most difficult and controversial topics to cover. You nailed it. I love being educated by your video's.

Author — Jurian Westerik


Poland turns into dictatorship,
Germany turns into dictatorship,
Austria turns into dictatorship,
Hungary turns into dictatorship,
Romania turns into dictatorship,
Czechoslovakia: but we are still ok right guys?

Author — vlanAlf


Oh... Finally someone to shine some light over those most obscure ideologies

Author — Ioachim Savian Popovici


Fascism was rather... Fascionable for its time.

Author — Nick A.


“So this is how liberty dies… with thunderous applause..."

Author — Kamil Krupiński


"The realism for accuracy of the shared vision doesn't matter much, as long as it can unite the troops." Well said
In other words, the truth of the vision comes second to its broadness which allows for growth and power.

Author — Nikola Dimitriev


Ironically, some French fascist movements like La Cagoule were very anti-german, and thus did not cooperate with Nazis in the occupied French territory, even though they cooperated with Vichy because they did not saw them as a German puppet

Author — Eldaxerus Kalocraw


In Chile in 1938, the National Socialist Party tried a coup on September 5.

They all got massacred.

And shifted the balance of popular support in favour of the left wing candidate who ended up winning the election.

Author — ShortT-RexLikeArms


Interesting fact: in Argentina, Peronism had obvious fascist roots. Being Peron an army general and the army quite enamoured with Italy, he tried to establish a Mussolini-based authoritarian regime during early 1940s. In order to do that, he allied himself with the laborists, which form the basis of the Peronist Party. That's how he gained 1945 general election. Afterwards, he got rid of all his allies, but in order to maintain his grip on laborists and syndicalists movements, he had to abandon his fascist views (at least, publicly). Peronist Party thus became more like a mixture between authoritarianism and laborism, up to the 1955 military coup.

Author — Ardan Arianis


This is the best explanation for the rise of fascism and fascist-like ideologies I’ve ever seen!

Author — Nick Moore


It never ceases to amaze me how you can take such complicated topics, which have inspired thousands upon thousands of pages of intense argument, and eloquently reduce them down into interesting 20 minute video segments.

Author — Anthony D


Damn World War 1 did a quite a number of the psyche's of humanity as a whole.

Author — Wes Stacey


>Rise of Evil

Wait, this isn't Sabaton History

Author — Essex Class


Four more years till Spain explodes and the proxies of all these political movements have their first real showdown

Author — Ruben Plooster


Interesting fact: Brazil adopted the name "Estado Novo" New State for 1937-45 under the dictatorship of Getulio Vargas.

Author — Anderson Andrighi


6:20 "Syndicalism"

I think I need to play Kaiserreich again... Definitely the French Commune

8:15 "Action Française"

It's the non-aligned/monarchist party in a HOI4 France Reworked mod for the monarchist route of France

16:16 "Sir Oswald Mosley"


Author — Juan Matteo


After having spent their childhood watching the horrors of WW1, and then the resulting famines, pestilence, and civil wars following on...its more believable that people would take this more extreme view of their neighbor than we think could be reasonable.

Truly the tragedy of WW1 continues throughout the 20th century.

Author — dclark142002